Harold and Joyce, both grew up in Godly families where relationships with other believers was important. Both were influenced at an early age when their families were actively involved in new church plants. Church leaders and missionaries were often guests in their homes. About a year after Harold and Joyce were married, they moved as missionaries to Belize and later served in Honduras also. Presently they attend Southside Alliance Church where Harold is Assistant Pastor. Harold is also serving on the board of directors with Border Buddies Ministries as Spiritual Director. Harold and Joyce have three adult children and six grandchildren. Their daughter, Cynthia and her husband David are international workers in Nepal.